Legis Chambers - 12 months - December 2019

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
Legis Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Nazar Mohammad
Address of chambers:
Legis Chambers
25 Holborn Viaduct
London
EC1A 2BP
Chambers email:
Chambers website address:
Practice areas:
Civil; Criminal; Crime; Immigration; Litigation; Family; Employment
Specialist services:
Public access work; Litigation
Circuits:
London
Tenants:
15
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Five
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
One
Awards available:
No
Financial support level:
£20,000 - £29,999
Closing date:
27 September 2019 at 7:00 PM
Pupillage start date:
December 2019
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Reference:
NPG406/19/1701
Description
Legis Chambers is a progressive, forward looking set comprising of a dedicated team of practitioners committed to providing elevated quality of services to our clients.

Chambers offers a friendly and supportive environment, first-rate clerking support, in conjunction with spacious premises with modern facilities. Our principle practice areas include Civil & Criminal as well as Immigration Law. Family and Employment Law are also our focal expertise.

Successful candidate will be expected to shadow and assist Pupil Supervisor and other members of chambers during the first six and gain insight into different areas of law in the following ways: carrying out legal research for Pupil Supervisor and other members of chambers; attending conferences with Pupil Supervisor or other members of chambers; assisting pupil supervisor in the preparation and presentation of cases by helping with drafting and bundle making; accompanying Pupil Supervisor and other members of chambers to courts and tribunals to gain advocacy experience; preparing written notes of cases in order to assist Pupil Supervisor and attending the mandatory advocacy training and other courses.

During the second six period, the pupil will undertake written advisory work from solicitors, and appear and present cases in different courts and tribunals; report result of cases and judgment to instructing solicitors and Pupil Supervisor; prepare written notes of the case and judgment for instructing solicitors; maintain detail of all work carried out in this period and review the same with Pupil Supervisor at regular intervals.

For further information about our chambers or our pupillage programme, please check our website.

Currently we aim to recruit at least one pupil each year to join our busy Civil/Immigration team. Successful candidates are expected to be precise, having attention to details, hard-working, highly motivated, combined with good presentation and drafting skills. Candidates should have previous experience in legal practice as paralegals or mini-pupils.

Basic requirement for all applicants: Law degree or GDL and successful completion of BPTC. For candidates whose first language is not English, please note you need to be very fluent in oral English and an exceptional standard of written English is required.

How to apply
Applicant should send his/her CV and cover letter to Chambers Practice Manager, Sarah Yamout, at pupillage@legischambers.com The closing date for the application is 27 September 2019, 7pm.